November 5, 2012

Upcoming Events

MC Veteran Recognition Ceremony

Thursday, November 8
MC Veteran Recognition Ceremony
 (Adobe .pdf file)


Women's Health Brown Bag Lecture Series: "Pelvic Disease in Real Life:  Diagnosis and Treatment"

Friday, November 9--Midland College, in partnership with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health and Midland Memorial Hospital, presents this FREE informative lecture regarding women's health.  (Adobe .pdf file)  The speaker is Leslie Chupp, MD, F.A.C.O.G., Director of the Jenna Welch Women's Center of the Laura W. Bush Instituye for Women's Health.


Health Information Technology Career Summit

Saturday, November 10
Health Information Technology Career Summit
(Adobe .pdf file)


Webinar Viewing:  "First Generation College Students:  The Invisible Minority"

Tuesday, November 13
 • "First Generation College Students: The Invisible Minority" (Adobe.pdf file)


"Texas Recycles Day" at Midland College

Saturday, November 17
"Texas Recycles Day" at Midland College
 (Adobe .pdf file)
Volunteers Needed (Adobe .pdf file)

MC Celebrates 75th Anniversary of the National Junior College Athletic Anniversary (NJCAA)

Tuesday, November 20

Celebrate 75 years of junior and community college athletics as the MC basketball teams take on Ranger Junior College at Chap Center.  The Lady Chaps game begins at 5:30, and the Chaps play at 7:30.
NJCAA 75th Anniversary Celebration
More on Lady Chaps Basketball
More on Chaps Basketball

Holiday Evening at Midland College

hollyThursday, December 6 - You are cordially invited to attend Midland College's Annual Holiday Evening, a sparkling of music, art and merriment, food and fellowship that has become a one of West Texas' favorite holiday celebrations. This year's celebration will be held Thursday, December 6, 2012, at the MC Main Campus (3600 N. Garfield, Midland, Texas), and will features something for everyone.


Harlem Globetrotters at Chap Center

Wednesday, January 30 ― Known as innovators of the game of basketball for decades, the world famous Harlem Globetrotters are again introducing something unparalleled in the history of sports and family entertainment, taking kid participation and fun to a whole new level when the Globetrotters come to Chaparral Center at Midland College.
 • Harlem Globetrotters at Chap Center

Kudos & Accomplishments

Congratulations to the Fall 2012 Chaparral Circle Endowment Fund Grant Awardees (Adobe .pdf file)
More information about the Chaparral Circle Endowment Fund and other MC Foundation endowments

Dr. Margaret Wade's nutrition course receives national recognition (Adobe .pdf file)

Dr. Pat Nandakumar featured in U. S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory newsletter (Adobe .pdf file)

Congratulations to MC English and Journalism departments.  Students win 15 awards at state convention.  (Adobe .pdf file)

Happy Birthday!  November 5-December 3 (Adobe .pdf file)

Standing Committee News
Enrollment Management Committee(Adobe .pdf file)

Graduation Committee seeking speaker applications (Adobe .pdf file)
Link to application on MC website

News from Information Technology & Facilities (Adobe .pdf files)
Construction Activity
Help Desk Reminders
Maintenance Request Forms
Review of Learning Management Systems

Miscellaneous News

Equipment Inventory (Adobe .pdf file)
Parking Permits

Professional Development Opportunities

Starlink Presents:  "Keeping 'em Once You've Got 'em:  It's Everybody's Job."
Nov. 26- Dec. 10, 2012

(45 minute program/Online 24/7
Student retention is a part of everyone's job within the college community. This program will focus on the student's college experience outside of the classroom. The program will feature ideas, strategies, and tips that all employees can use to increase student success and retention.

Also from Starlink:

Students Can Be Leaders Too...Show Them How. Invite Them to Watch The Leadership Series!

Student Leadership and Success Series 

"The Wealth Cure: Putting Money In Its Place"

--Hill Harper--

Hill Harper  

Streaming November 12 - November 26, 2012 

* (60 minutes) 24/7 via the Internet at